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Cement producers are introducing their biggest price rise for four years.And industry experts are confident the increased costs will stick as demand grows 2 per cent to about 11 million tonnes.Sector leader Blue Circle Cement was the first to announce a increase: prices of grey bulk and packed Portland cements will rise £2.35 a tonne from March 1.That represents a jump of about 4 per cent with prices varying from £40 to £55 a tonne.Both Rugby and Castle are expected to ...

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